Petroliam Nasional (Petronas), Malaysia’s state-run oil and gas company, has agreed to acquire Amplus Energy Solutions, an Indian solar power developer backed by I Squared Capital.
Indonesia has become a source of frustration for LPs that want to see more exits. A weak currency, slower growth and rising competition aren’t helping GPs as they seek to deliver the required returns
The troubles at China's HNA Group, Wanda Group and Anbang Insurance have removed a once popular exit channel for private equity, but now GPs may see these companies as a source of deal flow
Malaysian government-backed private equity firm Ekuinas has exited its entire majority holdings in local healthcare players MediExpress and PMCare to Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation.
Advantage Partners has agreed to sell Ishii Sports, a Tokyo-based outdoor sports equipment retailer it acquired three years ago, to local consumer electronics store operator Yodobashi Holdings.
General Atlantic has acquired Indian pharmaceutical developer Rubicon Research. Everstone Group, the company's controlling shareholder, will realize a 4.5x return on the deal.
Indian cloud-based payments platform operator Pine Labs has agreed to pay $110 million for Qwikcilver, a gift card technology provider backed by several VC and strategic investors including Accel Partners, Helion Venture Partners, Amazon, and Sistema...
Asian markets continue to represent an attractive destination for Australian PE-backed companies, but investors will need to show increasingly skeptical buyers that their cross-border plans have borne fruit
Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) has exited Allied Pinnacle, an Australia-based roll-up of multiple bakery supply investments, to Japanese strategic Nisshin Foods.
Study Group, an Australia-headquartered group that prepares international students for university degree programs, will have its third consecutive private equity owner after Ardian agreed to buy the business from Providence Equity Partners.
Japan’s Polaris Capital has agreed to sell its 100% stake in domestic timber and building materials company Hivic for JPY8.5 billion ($77.4 million).
Australia’s Anacacia Capital has realized the final exit from its debut fund with the sale of its majority stake in workplace equipment provider RIS Safety to domestic investor Bricktop Group.
CVC Capital Partners has agreed to sell Hitowa Holdings, a Japan-based provider of cleaning, assisted living and childcare support services, to Polaris Private Equity.
Corsair Capital has agreed to exit most of its controlling stake in DP World Australia to the shipping services provider’s original corporate parent.
American Express has acquired Pocket Concierge, a Japanese digital services provider for the restaurant industry backed by several domestic venture capital firms.
Mercury Capital secured a 15.7x return by helping Australian clinical trials specialist Novotech upgrade its marketing and personnel as well as pursue Asian expansion
Bain Capital’s recent investment and exit activity underlines the importance of cross-border competencies. The GP also won the awards for Deal of the Year - Large Cap and Exit of the Year - Large Cap
SunBridge Partners, a US-based VC firm that helps companies access Japan, has exited its position in a Japanese joint venture (JV) with B2B cloud technology provider Marketo to Adobe.
Chris Hadley, executive chairman of Quadrant Private Equity, reflects on the key themes underpinning the firm’s activities in Australia and – increasingly – overseas as well
Motilal Oswal Private Equity (MOPE) and healthcare-focused GP Invascent Capital have invested in Indian pharmaceutical developer Symbiotec Pharmalab, providing an exit for Actis Capital.
Navis Capital Partners has exited Malaysian cosmetics company Alliance Cosmetic Group, maker of the SilkyGirl brand, to Japanese strategic player Mandom for an undisclosed amount.
The Blackstone Group has agreed to sell Ixom, a chemicals business it carved out from Australia’s Orica three years ago, to Keppel Infrastructure Trust (KIT) for approximately A$1.1 billion ($792 million).
While Korea’s private equity market remains relatively stable, a much-anticipated opening up of IPO exits has yet to come to fruition
Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) has invested in a Vietnam hydropower project in which Nexif Energy, a Southeast Asia-focused energy investment platform backed by Denham Capital, owns a majority stake.